Sisters of Mercy

Carlow Attractions
Gardens

An Gairdín Beo

What a beautiful place I discovered in the centre of Carlow Town on the Old Dublin Road. It is called “An Gairdín Beo” what means an Irish saying that literally translates to ”The Garden Alive”. So An Gairdín Beo is a living garden for Carlow community which has a two-acre space. And it is located […]

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Carlow Attractions
Convents

St Leo’s Convent of Mercy

`A leisurely stroll through the streets of Carlow Town reveals a rich ecclesiastical history. This stretches all the way back to the sixth century when St. Croine Bheag, a female recluse, was associated with the area now known as Templecroney near the Haymarket. Tradition holds that it was she who advised St. Columbanus (St. Laserian’s […]

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